The company also made Popeye Porcelain Characters for a toy called the Thimble Theatre Popeye Character craft set. You can see a picture at: http://home.earthlink.net/~thimbletheatre/collectibles.html
This same point is made by Robert Reed in his article "Popeye, Still Fighting to the Finish," found at http://www.antiquelynx.com/Articles/popeyeRR.htm who wrote:
The Davidson Porcelain Company issued a Thimble Theater character set that included Popeye, Olive Oyl, Ham Gravy, Caster Oyl and others.
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